## Table 6 |
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Main features of the different groups of units included in each model with regard
to the dimensions of the conceptual framework |
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Innovative professional model |
Basic professional model |
Adaptive functional model |
Basic functional model |
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Staffing | Average hours of care per patient -day | 6.62 | 4.26 | 7 | 5 | |

Average proportion of RN hours in total nursing hours (%) | 73 | 63 | 46 | 46 | ||

Average proportion of university graduate nurse hours in total nursing hours (%) | 28 | 9 | 5 | 7 | ||

Average proportion of LPN hours in total nursing hours (%) | 1,5 | 9 | 21 | 24 | ||

Work environment | Innovation | Average score for capacity for innovation (maximum possible score of 5) | 4.5 | 2 | 1.9 | 1.2 |

Practice environment | Average score for practice environment (maximum possible score of 4) | 2.75 | 2.56 | 2.39 | 2.33 | |

Number of units with high score for practice environment factors/total number of units in the model | 2/2 | 4/6 | 0/9 | 1/5 | ||

Number of units with moderate score for practice environment factors/total number of units in the model | 0/2 | 1/6 | 4/9 | 1/5 | ||

Number of units with low score for practice environment factors/total number of units in the model | 0/2 | 1/6 | 5/9 | 3/5 | ||

Average score for scope of practice (maximum possible score of 6) | 3.52 | 3.49 | 3.37 | 3.29 | ||

Number of units with high score for scope of practice factors/total number of units in the model | 0/2 | 1/6 | 5/9 | 0/5 | ||

Number of units with moderate score for scope of practice factors/total number of units in the model | 2/2 | 4/6 | 1/9 | 2/5 | ||

Number of units with low score for scope of practice factors/total number of units in the model | 0/2 | 1/6 | 3/9 | 3/5 |

Dubois * et al.*

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